Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) in Texas

WHIP payments by practice class in Texas

  • Farm, Ranch & Land Management
  • Structures, Equipment & Facilities
  • Contracts

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WHIP payments by practice suite in Texas

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WHIP payments by contract size in Texas, 2004-2015

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Most commonly used enhancement practices for WHIP contracts in Texas


WHIP impacts on resource concerns in Texas, 2004-2015

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WHIP payments by county in Texas, 2004-2015

RankCountyPayments
1Kimble County, Texas$2,733,388
2Nolan County, Texas$1,517,004
3Chambers County, Texas$1,325,675
4Deaf Smith County, Texas$898,827
5Howard County, Texas$830,985
6Jefferson County, Texas$786,922
7Presidio County, Texas$702,663
8Brewster County, Texas$688,880
9Andrews County, Texas$669,673
10Jeff Davis County, Texas$655,680
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USDA Census of Agriculture Data for Texas, 2012

Land in Texas, 2012

Land typeAcres
Number of Farms:248,809
Total Acres in Farms:130,153,438
Cropland Acres:29,147,537
Permanent pasture and rangeland:90,287,767
Woodland Acres:7,951,154
Farmsteads, homes, buildings, facilities, ponds, roads, wasteland, etc. Acres:2,766,980

Livestock in Texas, 2012

LivestockNumber of Animals
Broilers and other meat-type chickens sold600,353,797
Layers inventory 20,902,244
Cattle and calves inventory11,159,747
Hogs and pigs inventory800,893
Sheep and lambs inventory623,000

Crops in Texas, 2012

 

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